This sewing project shows you how to make a quirky plushie using felt and basic sewing skills.
What you need
Felt or Polar Fleece Material
Needle and thread
First, download the patterns:
Cut 2 legs 12″ x 4″ (30 cm x 10 cm).
Cut 4 shoes.
Sew down the centre of each shoe, right side of your fabric inwards.
Attach the leg to the shoe so the leg seam is towards the back. Now sew the sole into place. Fill with wadding as you go.
Cut 2 arms 8″ x 2″ (20 cm x 5 cm).
Sew the arms then turn inside out and fill with wadding.
Cut your body pieces and sew the head to both sides.
Now stitch the pink section on the front to give the illusion of a pinafore dress.
Stitch around the body and head.
Stitch the arms and legs into place, remember to face them inwards as you will be turning your project inside out. Leave an opening at the top for filling.
Turn right side out and fill with wadding and sew the opening closed.
Cut some thin strips of white felt for hair and sew into place. You could also use wool or dolls hair.
Use the diagrams to create a face.
Add beads and other optional embellishments to your doll.
Bag- Stitch around the bag patter pieces with embroidery thread and in a blanket stitch.
Stitch the insert in and decorate the top flap. Once you have finished place over one arm and stitch the hands around the handle.